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THE SECRET NIGHT FLYER GAME
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Gary Rees.
Stock no. 1609223
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

An adventure games based on "Biggles and the Dark Intruder". Mysteries to solve, maps to follow, codes to crack. Contains dice and various cards. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0340501189. All pieces including dice appear to be present. Book is near fine. Contained in vinyl wallet which has been opened with tearing across the sealing sticker. Slight tobacco smell.
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NODDY SNAP CARDS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1507141
Published by T.J. & J. Smith Limited. 1975. Slightly better than good condition.

Pepys Series. 44 cards of Noddy and his playmates, 11 sets of 4. Plus rules sheet. All cards present, minimal edge wear, light creases to some of the cards. Rules sheet is present but has pen scribble, text still readable. Contained in original box which is edge worn, one of small flaps and part of side detached at bottom. Slightly grubby and scratched.
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ENID BLYTON'S NODDY SNAP CARDS
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1507139
Published by Sampson Low. circa 1955. Almost very good condition.

44 cards of Noddy and his friends, 11 sets of 4. Plus rules card. All cards present, some edge wear and a few light marks, light browning to backs. Rules card is present but is in two pieces, yellowed tape marks to torn edges. Contained in original box which has large tear across front which may have been glued, clear tape over tear on side, laminate is cracking with some loss. Wear to edges, a little loss from edge of flap.
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ENID BLYTON'S NODDY HAPPY FAMILIES CARD GAME
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1507134
Published by Sampson Low. circa 1955. Very good condition.

11 families of four cards each. Contained in original box complete with rules. All cards present, one is creased (Master Thomas Tubby). Minimal edge wear. Rules present. Contained in original box which is edge worn with 1cm tears to top edges of one side. Light crease to top corner of front panel.
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CASSELL'S BOOK OF INDOOR AMUSEMENTS, CARD GAMES, AND FIRESIDE FUN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506806
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. circa 1880. Fair condition.

Red cloth spine with gilt title block and black vignettes. Red and green cloth boards with gilt and black titles and vignettes. Sections are Round or Parlour Games, Toy Games and Toy-Making, Mechanical and Arithmetical Puzzles, Card Games, Parlour Magic and Fireside Fun. B/w diagrams. 224 pages plus publication list. Second Edition. Heavy wear to spine and corners. Splits to cloth at ends of spine. Covers grubby, spine browned. First gathering is detached, from front endpaper to page 16. Another gathering detached, pages 145 to 160. Joints cracked. Small bookseller's stamp to front endpaper, ink name to verso of frontis. Heavy foxing to tissue guard and title page. A few marks to contents but most pages are clean.
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GRANNIE GRAY
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Joan Jefferson Farjeon.
Stock no. 1506438
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1939. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Plays and Singing-Games for Children. Dark pink cloth with dark titles. B/w illustrations. 148 pages. Spine foxed with bump to base and a little browning to top and bottom edges. Light browning to endpapers. Foxing to text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped with a little loss from ends of spine. Rear panel grubby, spine faded. Some foxing. Oblong cut from top corner of front flap.
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THE WHAT SHALL WE DO? BOOKS No. 2 PARLOUR GAMES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1505926
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Slightly better than good condition.

A Book for Children's Parties and Winter Evenings, Dull Days and Doldrums. Blue cloth covers , white titles and pictorial onlay of girl holding up a plate. Small colour illustrations of children in margins. 95 pages. 8.5 x 6.25". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine and some cover edges. Stain to top corner of both covers. Some marks/rubbing to covers. Endpapers browned. Two hinges starting to crack. A few grubby marks/fingermarks to contents.
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SOMETHING TO PLAY
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall; et al..
Stock no. 1505712
Published by Humphrey Milford. Very good condition.

A Picture Reading Book for Little Folks. Orange cross lined boards, blue onlay shows children playing, one is blindfolded. Illustrated title page. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine and alongside browned. Small rubbed patch on onlay. Contents clean.
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HOME FUN
Written by Cecil Bullivant; Freda Holmdahl.
Stock no. 1208372
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1945. Good condition.

Containing tricks, shadow play, singing, and much more for home entertainment.Beige pictorial cloth. Profusely illustrated with b/w text illustrations. 384 pages includes index. Spine and corners bumped. Spine and rear cover grubby. Front endpaper missing. Contents clean and bright.
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GAMES FOR PLAYTIME & PARTIES
Written by Stanley V. Wilman. Illustrated by Margaret Tarrant.
Stock no. 1405040
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

With and Without Music. Large format. White cloth spine, white pictorial front board. Tipped-in colour frontis, colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 82 pages. 12" x 9". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges worn. Some splash marks to front board and dark marks to rear board. Covers grubby. Inscription in ink for front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and prelims. A few marks to prelims otherwise contents are generally clean.
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GAMES OF NO CHANCE: COMBINATORIAL GAMES AT MSRI 1994
Written by Richard J. Nowakowski.
Stock no. 1811759
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Publications volume 29. Combinatorial games are finite, two-person, full-information games such as chess, checkers, go, domineering, dots-and-boxes, nim and many others. This volume, arising from a workshop held at MSRI in July 1994, represents a significant addition to the literature of combinatorial games. White & blue glazed boards, black titles. xii and 537 pages. ISBN: 0521574110. Slight scuffing to boards else a fine copy.
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NURSERY GAMES AND ROMPS
Written by Hilda Cowham. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham.
Stock no. 1505420
Published by Gale & Polden, Ltd.. circa 1926. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial stiff card wraps, 9.5 x 7.25", front cover shows hide and seek, rear cover musical chairs. 6 full page colour illustrations plus brown and white illustrations to text. Creases to top corners of covers, front is worst. Slight wear to cover edges. Rear cover slightly grubby. Ink inscription to front pastedown dated 1926. Staples rusty. Centre pages are detached at bottom staple. A few corner tips creased and some foxing but otherwise contents clean.
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